This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Lake Elmo has a very low population density. Lake Elmo is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Lake Elmo, MN is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Lake Elmo has a population density of 334, with 7,634 current residents.
Out of the 7,634 current residents, 51% are male and 49% are female. 69% of the residents are married and 31% are single.
- 54% Sun
- 32% Rain
- 40% Snow
44°F average temperature
- 29 years Median home age
- $294,030 Median home price
- -18.62% Home appreciation rate
- 11.4% Annual property tax
As for living in Lake Elmo, the air quality is 94% and the weather, on average, is 54% sunny, 32% rainy, and 40% snowy. The average temperature is 44°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Lake Elmo, you should know that 93.4% of homes are owned while 4% of homes are rented, and 2.6% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $294,030, the median age of homes is 29 years, the annual home appreciation is -18.62% and the annual property tax is 11.40%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Lake Elmo, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Lake Elmo’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Lake Elmo is 39 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 51.27% Democratic, 46.94% Republican, and 1.79% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:18
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
94%High school diploma
6%Some college or associates degree
11%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Lake Elmo, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 6.70% of residents are unemployed in Lake Elmo (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Lake Elmo residents: 21.6% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 22.14% are in the arts and sciences field, 10.9% are in the customer service field, 27% are in the sales field, 0.62% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 8.4% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:18. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 93.89%, 5.65% of residents have an associate’s degree, 21.73% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 10.51% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Lake Elmo, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Lake Elmo have a few different options. 83% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 6% of residents work from home.